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president obama and republican mitt romney. both candidates are being prepping. cnn's athena jones takes a look at which candidate might have the edge in the final face-off. >> reporter: the third and final face-off between president obama and governor romney will focus entirely on foreign policy. from afghanistan and pakistan to israel, iran, and the changing middle east. >> it's like they said -- >> reporter: the candidates will spar over america's role in the world, the new face of terrorism, and how to deal with a rising china. the polls have narrowed since the summer. mr. obama tried to highlight one of his biggest foreign policy accomplishments as a light-hearted charity din never the new york. >> monday's debate is a little bit different because the topic is foreign policy. spoiler alert. we got bin laden. >> reporter: he also used his speech to poke fun at his opponent. >> world affairs. some of you may remember after my foreign trip in 2008 i was attacked as a celebrity because i was so popular with our allies overseas and i have to say i'm impressed with how well governor romne
president biden and mitt romney canceled campaign rallies in virginia beach, scheduled there this weekend. now, the obama campaign says the change was taken out of an a abundance of caution and so that police and emergency crews could stay focused on helping preepal with the storm. >>> first lady michelle obama has canceled a rally in another swing state, new hampshire. it was scheduled for next week in durham. the campus is closing for the storm. next hour we're talking with a member of the political operation there about the four electoral votes in new hampshire and why they are so crucial. >>> forget about the campaign events alone, there are fears that the storm could prevent some people from voting altogether. edison electric institute warned customers that sandy cou ay couk power out for seven to ten days, and we're ten days out here, which could include the election day. flooding and extensive damage could keep people from making it to the polls. just look at this picture we put together showing some of the campaign layers impacted by a major storm hitting the east coast. now, as w
said mitt romney was trying to take the country back to the george w. bush years. here he was. >> governor romney's been here making last-minute promises lately. said he's all about fighting for the middle class. says he'd cut taxes for everybody. and ask something from nobody. but the problem is we've heard those promises before. >> mitt romney meantime has added an important endorsement here in the battleground state of iowa. the "des moines register" as of last night has chosen romney because they say this is all about the economy. keep in mind, they endorsed the president four years ago, then-senator four years ago. this marks the first time in 40 years that the newspaper has backed a republican in the presidential election here. just on friday, i spoke with carol hunter. she is the senior news director of the paper. she very much so agreed with me. iowa up for grabs. >> it's pretty much like ohio in that it's very much a toss-up state. all the polls are showing it pretty much dead even. there's a rasmussen report out that has them both at 48%. the rolling averages are all
this be for the parties? >> it could be a big deal. mitt romney behind me here at the civic center later today and his three events in california are still on and it's pretty windy right here thanks to sandy but we're not going to get the storm at all on this side of florida. the campaigns are monitoring the situation and they have contingency plans and some events canceled this weekend in both virginia and in new hampshire. two very important battleground states and if the storm is very strong and does some damage, it could be a problem, of course, for the campaigns as they schedule and as they do beef up their get out the vote efforts. both campaigns tell me, listen, safety comes first and safety of the people affected is much more important than politics. one other thing, victor, if this is a serious storm, expect there to be a lot of scrutiny of how president obama handles the situation. that could be a factor on election day, as well, victor. >> always storm politics, we saw after it after katrina and after any natural or man-made disa disaster. let's talk about these schedules. they have made ch
of missed opportunities left it sorely intent of voting for romney but it said the president still has an opportunity to continue with economic growth after the brink of depression. >>> the "reno gazette-journal" say s obama cannot avoid the consequences of poor decisions and misplaced priorities. the president has shown little understanding of how his failures are affecting the nation. >>> congressman jesse jackson jr. speaking out publicly for the first time since going out publicly. he's been getting treatment at the mayo clinic for depression. in a recorded message to constituents he said he hopes to return to capitol hill but isn't quite ready yet. >> for the past few months i've undergone medical treatment to address several serious health issues. a series of ee haven'ts came together in my life at the same time and they've been difficult to sort through. i am human. i'm doing my best. and i'm trying to sort through them all. i'm starting to heal. the good news is my health is improving. but my doctors tell me the road to recovery is a long one. i'm anxious to return to work on y
more time in the white house monitoring the storm as it approaches. as for mitt romney, he is having to make changes, as well here. he's canceled all of his campaign events in virginia. instead, he will now join running mate paul ryan on a tour of another swing state, ohio. the nominee will campaign in iowa, wisconsin, and new hampshire through tuesday. >>> breaking news not just on sandy but on the hawaiian tsunami advisory. stay with us for the latest and more about sandy's projected path, how you can help, go to our impact your world web site, cnn.com/impact. >>> and as we've seen, people are getting ready to evacuate from the path of the hurricane, as we saw in north carolina. people sticking around to ride this thing out. the issue is they're not all sure their homes will still be there when they return. here's a look at how people really up and down the east coast are preparing for what could be an historic storm. >>> one of the biggest concerns about this storm is that it is both a huge storm and a slow-moving storm. >> folks, this could be bad. really bad. it could impact us
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